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Pencils and Jars (Posted on 2003-12-16) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Problem (1):
I have some pencils and some jars.
If I put 4 pencils into each jar I will have one jar left over.
If I put 3 pencils into each jar I will have one pencil left over.
How many pencils and how many jars?

Problem (2):
Again I have some pencils and some jars.
If I put 9 pencils into each jar I will have two jars left over.
If I put 6 pencils into each jar I will have three pencils left over.
How many pencils and how many jars?


See The Solution Submitted by SilverKnight    
Rating: 1.9167 (12 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSolution To The ProblemK Sengupta2007-03-16 10:39:13
SolutionNo Subjectlogischer Verstand2004-04-28 19:25:32
ANSWERsatyajit2003-12-20 01:07:08
answerbex2003-12-17 13:38:03
Oh my God.......Penny2003-12-17 03:41:35
re: about it:Jennifer2003-12-17 00:17:55
about it:Gamer2003-12-16 15:27:27
SolutionSolution (MIT Supercomputer used)Penny2003-12-16 10:36:33
re: answerSilverKnight2003-12-16 09:49:33
SolutionanswerFatBoy2003-12-16 08:34:03
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